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King of Thieves
Friday 21st September until Thursday 4th October

A famous thief in his younger years, 77 year old widower Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine) puts together a band of misfit criminals to plot an unprecedented burglary at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. The thieves, all....more

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Monday 24th September (Dementia Friendly)

Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan), much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell), Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone (Elliott Reid), a private detective, to follow her....more

King Lear - broadcast live from Duke of York's Theatre
Thursday 27th September - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Broadcast live from London's West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily ....more

Richard Digance - The Not Bad For His Age Tour - On Stage
Friday 28th September

Richard resumes as normal after his Golden Anniversary celebrations of 2017 with a series of dates doing what he loves best, telling stories, playing the guitar and singing songs. This year there's a whole new show having shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.

The Seagull
Saturday 29th September until Thursday 11th October

An ageing actress Irina Arkadina (Annette Benning) pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her and Nina (Saoirse Ronan), a free and innocent girl on a neighbouring estate, falls in love with him. 


The Winter's Tale - live broadcast from the Globe Theatre
Thursday 4th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable, illustrating how uncontrollable emotions can range across gender, country, class and age. Its universe is full of monsters, gods and natural disasters with a colossal sweep that takes audiences from the stifling atmosphere of the Sicilian court to the unbuttoned joy of a Bohemian festival.

Big Night - FilmFeast Gala Screening
Friday 5th October

Food is a staple of Italian-American film and TV, from Martin Scorsese to The Sopranos, but Big Night offers the ultimate onscreen banchetto. Stanley Tucci plays the restaurant owner who plans to turn around his ailing fortunes with one almighty culinary blowout. The piece de resistance is the creation of a timpani - a spectacularly mouth-watering pie filled with meat, fish, cheese, and pasta.<....more

Night of the Living Dead - FilmFeast
Friday 5th October

Our Midnight Feast screening of George A. Romero's seminal shocker that singlehandedly devised the modern zombie - arguably cinema's most ravenous gourmand. Its flesh-eating antics might be more stomach-churning than appetite-whetting, but after 50 years this claustrophobic classic has lost none of its bite.


Vertigo (1958)
Silver Screen - Friday 5th October

An ex-police officer who suffers from an intense fear of heights is hired to prevent an old friend's wife from committing suicide, but all is not as it seems. Hitchcock's haunting, compelling masterpiece is uniquely revelatory about the director's own predilections and hang-ups and is widely considered to be one of his masterworks.


Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Kids Club/FilmFeast
Saturday 6th October

The late, great Gene Wilder stars as the madcap chocolatier in this cult adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved book. The perils of greed and gluttony are reinforced in the timeless tale of a young boy who gains a golden ticket to Wonka's wondrous chocolate factory. With its anarchic humour and memorable songs, this is a sweet treat that will tickle the taste-buds of both nostalgic adults and younger....more

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste - FilmFeast
Saturday 6th October

Food is so great, so why on earth would we ever waste a morsel? But unfortunately the human race discards around 1.3 billion tons a year. This documentary not only delves into this troublingly serious issue, but at the same time offers some creative and mouth-watering solutions to global crisis.


Tampopo - FilmFeast
Saturday 6th October

Described as the first "Ramen Western", Juzoltami's wild episodic film follows a deadpan trucker who rides into town offering to reinvigorate a maiden's noodle-bar menu. Itami also presents several hilarious side-dish skits on issues like the etiquette of spaghetti eating and a scene of gastronomic erotica to make 9 1/2 Weeks blush.


Jaws - FilmFeast
Saturday 6th October

To offset the carnivorous exploits elsewhere in the programme, an alternative tale where humans are the food! Steven Spielber's classic may well be over 40 years old but it's still guaranteed to keep you out of the water!


Ruth Watson Interviews India Knight - FilmFeast
Sunday 7th October

The Sunday Times journalist and author, India Knight, will be interviewed live on stage by our patron, Ruth Watson.


Sour Grapes - FilmFeast
Sunday 7th October

Has there ever been a more cautionary tale about food and drink's intoxicating power over our sense of reason? This gripping documentary about Rudy Kurniawan, an Indonesian con-man who disrupted the entire global luxury wine market by repackaging plain plonk in vintage bottles, is uncorked with the explosive force of a crime thriller.


The Cake Shop Baking Demonstration - FilmFeast
Sunday 7th October

In 2014 The Cake Shop in Woodbridge won ITV's Britain's Best Bakery Award. A year later they were named "Best Family Business" and "Best Independent Retailer" at the Suffolk Food and Drink Awards and then last year their very own David Wright  won "Britain's Baker of the Year". David will be live on stage cooking or baking up a storm for our delectation.


Babette's Feast - FilmFeast
Sunday 7th October

Gastronomic wonders abound in this celebration of French cuisine's eternal riches. A cook repays the Danish nuns who raised her by preparing them an outrageous feast. The lavish spread awakens the taste buds of those accustomed to more austere fare - and the film performed the same trick on Anglo-Saxon audiences, winning an Oscar and BAFTA.


Sideways - FilmFeast
Sunday 7th October

The widely admired, Oscar-winning comedy famously set Merlot sales tumbling (and boosted those of Pinot Noir) based in its lead character's acidly aired wine reviews. As we close Film Feast Suffolk 2018 it's time to celebrate food's eternal, and often more enjoyable, bedfellow drink!


The Rider
Monday 8th to Thursday 11th October

Based on his a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search....more

The Importance of Being Earnest - live broadcast from the Vaudeville Theatre
Tuesday 9th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell (Sophie Thompson) keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. ‘It is very romantic....more

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour (Live Broadcast)
Friday 12th October & Sunday 14th October(ENCORE)- Tickets £15

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain's Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music industry and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year!


The Little Stranger
Friday 12th October until Thursday 18th October

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr. Faraday, son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son, and daughter - are....more

Mayerling - live broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Monday 15th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet inspired by true events.


Tuesday 16th October until Thursday 18th October

The striking and moving documentary traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev, the most famous male ballet dancer of all time, who transcended the dance world to become a global icon.


On The Town (1949)
Friday 19th October (Silver Screen) Monday 22nd October (Dementia Friendly)

Fun-loving sailors Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra) and Ozzie (Jules Munshin) have 24 hours of shore leave in New York City, and they want to make every second count. While Chip hooks up with loudmouth cab driver Brunhilde (Betty Garrett) and Ozzie swoons for prim anthropologist Claire (Ann Miller), Gabey falls in love with an actress he sees in an advertisement, Ivy Smith (Vera-Ellen).....more

The House With a Clock in its Walls
Friday 19th October until Thursday 25th October

Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac Izard, an evil wizard who wanted to cause the Apocalypse so that he could see what happened afterwards. To do this, he constructed a magical clock with black....more

The Secret Life of Pets - Kids Club
Saturday 20th October

The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal....more

A United Kingdom - Charity Screening
Sunday 21st October ONLY

This event raises funds for Mary's Meals, an international charity which sets up school feeding projects in some of the World's poorest communities, where hunger and poverty prevent children from gaining an education. ....more

Funny Girl - The Musical recorded broadcast
Wednesday 24th October

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London's West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in "an unforgettable star turn" (The Times). Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on....more

Die Walkure Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Sunday 28th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Wotan craves the ring, but, bound by his own laws, he can't retrieve it himself. With a mortal woman, he has twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde. He hopes Siegmund will become the free agent he needs to take the ring. Separated at birth, the twins meet as adults and fall in love. Wotan's wife Fricka points out that Siegmund can never be independent while he enjoys Wotan's protection. Wotan bitterly concedes....more

Thursday 1st November (Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 ID Req)

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!


Brief Encounter (1945)
Friday 2nd November (Silver Screen)

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey (Trevor Howard). Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship....more

James and The Giant Peach - Kids Club
Saturday 3rd November

A young boy's discovery of a gigantic peach triggers an eventful journey across the sea in this strikingly designed and surprisingly twisted animated adventure. British lad James (Paul Terry) is orphaned by the death of his parents and forced to live with two cruel, repulsive aunts. The curious James soon winds up....more

Degas: Passion for Perfection - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 11th November Tickets £12.50 | Students £10 (ID Req)

This film journeys from a superb exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas' works is the most extensive in Britain, to the streets of Paris. It tells the fascinating story of Degas' obsessive pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters. Using written accounts by friends and....more

An Evening with Dan Snow - Book Launch with Q & A on stage
Monday 12th November

Browsers Bookshop presents…


La Bayadère - broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 13th November

Natalia Makarova's production of this 19th century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and nobel warriors to life. ....more

Troilus and Cressida broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Wednesday 14th November

Troilus ....more

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Friday 16th November (Silver Screen) Monday 26th November (Dementia Friendly)

"Meet Me in St. Louis" is a classic MGM romantic musical comedy that focuses on four sisters (one of whom is the nonpareil Judy Garland) on the cusp of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. The film spotlights the sisters' education in the ways of the world, which includes, but isn't limited to, learning about life and love, courtesy of the prototypical boy next door. In the end, love -- accompanied....more

Wallace And Gromit: Curse of The Were-Rabbit
Saturday 17th November

Wallace and his dog, Gromit, after starting a pest control business, the duo soon lands a job from the alluring Lady Tottington to stop a giant rabbit from destroying the town's crops. If Wallace wants to please his pretty client, and best Victor, he needs to capture that pesky bunny. ....more

The Madness of George III broadcast live from Nottingham Playhouse
Tuesday 20th November

Written by one of Britain's best loved playwrites Alan Bennett (The ....more

The King and I
Thursday 29th November - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The King and I: From The London Palladium - 12A as Live


Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Friday 30th November (Silver Screen)

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder every family member (all played by Alec Guinness) who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime....more

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Saturday 1st December

Macaulay Culkin returns as Kevin McCallister, a precocious Chicago boy who mistakenly boards a plane to New York while....more

The Nutcracker - live broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Monday 3rd December & Sunday 9th December (encore)

A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.


Antony and Cleopatra broadcast live from the National Theatre
Thursday 6th December

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Alan Johnson in Conversation - Book Launch
Friday 7th December

Former politician and now an ....more

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Saturday 8th December

Despite having recently presided over a very successful Halloween, Jack Skellington, aka the Pumpkin King, is bored with his job and feels that life in Halloweenland lacks meaning. Then he stumbles upon Christmastown and promptly decides to make the Yuletide his own. ....more

Riverside Musical Theatre Company Christmas Showstoppers - on stage
Saturday 15th December

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company return to the Riverside stage with a Christmas Showstopper.


White Christmas
Monday 17th December (Dementia Friendly)

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide....more

Saturday 29th December

Carl Fredricksen is a 78-year-old balloon salesman. His entire life, Carl has longed to wander the wilds of South America. Then, one....more

Andre Rieu 2019 New Year's Concert from Sydney
Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January

The King of Waltz André Rieu will bring to millions of fans across the world, his New Year’s concert recorded live in Sydney, Australia. The first full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall.

Richard Digance Pre-Show Meal

We are delighted that our restaurant is now offering a very special pre-show meal for the Richard Digance Not Bad For His Age Tour show on Friday 28th September 7.30pm  ... Read Full Story

A United Kingdom - Charity Screening
We are hosting a Charity Screening on Sunday 21st October at 7:15pm for Mary's Meals with a screening of the film, A UNITED KINGDOM This event will raise funds for Mary's Meals, an international charity which sets up school feeding projects in some of the World's poorest communities, where hunger and ... Read Full Story
All the Film Feast Menus!

We have now received the menus from all three of our partner restaurants for our Film Feast Gala Events on 5th, 6th and 7th October.

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Dementia Friendly Film Screenings

On World Alzheimers Day The Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge are delighted to announce they will be holding monthly Dementia Friendly Film Screenings at their cinema, starting this coming Monday 24th September with the 1958 classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at ... Read Full Story

Woodbridge in Bloom Award!

We were recently presented with 4th Prize for our floral display in the business category for this year's Woodbridge in Bloom!

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Fabulous evening at our Film Feast launch

Many thanks to all who came last night to The Riverside to support our launch night.

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September Newsletter

Our latest newsletter to all subscribers has just been issued and it gives full details of our exclusive restaurant offers ... Read Full Story

Andre Rieu 2019 New Year's Concert from Sydney

The King of Waltz André Rieu is bringing his New Year’s concert, recorded live in Sydney, Australia, to millions of fans across the world. This will be a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall and the Read Full Story

Another Award!

Continuing our run of awards, we received yet another one last week! Apparently we are quite good on social media!

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Morning Screenings For September and October

We're excited to now include a new screening time for our main feature at 10:30am each Tuesday morning.

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Audio description service

Cinema audio description is a fantastic service for people with sight loss. The normal film soundtrack comes through the cinemas surround sound speakers in the usual way, whilst a recorded narrator explains what's happening on screen - in gaps in the dialogue - through personal headphones.

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We are very active on Twitter!

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The Riverside on Facebook

The Riverside is on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the inside track on our upcoming showings and be in with a chance of winning the occasional competition!

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Book Tickets Online

You can book tickets to Riverside showings online. Visit the online booking system by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

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Woodbridge Film Society

As many of you will know, on the first Monday of every month we host the films for the Woodbridge Film Society. Thanks to the generosity of one of their members, they now have their own website and would like you to know that all their film listings and contact details are available there. ... Read Full Story